autooxidation au·to·ox·i·da·tion (ô’tō-ŏk’sĭ-dā’shən)
The combination of a substance with molecular oxygen at ordinary temperatures. Also called autoxidation.
automatic pilot. Contemporary Examples The autopilot would be used throughout a normal flight because the 777, like all large airliners, is difficult to fly manually. MH370 Debris Is Lost Forever, Can the Plane Be Found Without It? Clive Irving September 6, 2014 The second, which takes only slightly less time, is to disconnect the autopilot […]
having more than two haploid sets of chromosomes that are derived from the same ancestral species. an autopolyploid cell or organism. adjective (of cells, organisms, etc) having more than two sets of haploid chromosomes inherited from a single species noun an organism or cell of this type
(of an organism) living or growing only in flowing freshwater streams.
auto-prompt language A numerical control language from IBM for 3D milling. [Sammet 1969, p.606]. (2001-09-25)
- Auto racing
the sport of racing automobiles in which drivers compete against each other on a course designed for racing or on closed public roads. Contemporary Examples “auto racing is really unique in the sports world in terms of the danger,” says Levinson. IndyCar Driver’s Final Moments Allen St. John October 17, 2011 Historical Examples There were […]